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News Sudan » Religion: US-Sudan Relations: Washington wants progress in rights and religious freedom

News channel or source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article65214
Publication date: Wednesday 18 April 2018

April 18, 2018 (WASHINGTON) - In Phase II of the ongoing engagement with Sudan to normalize of relations, The United States will focus on the need for more progress in human rights and religious freedom in the east African country, said the State Department.

News Sudan » Religion: South Sudan religious leaders persist in hope amid new nation’s turmoil

News channel or source: http://catholicphilly.com/2018/04/news/world-news/south-sudan-religious-leaders-persist-in-hope-amid-new-nations-turmoil/
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

WASHINGTON (CNS) – News item: A multiparty cease-fire in South Sudan that took effect on Christmas Eve unravels in less than four months. News item: Peace talks to end the civil war in Africa’s newest nation are put on hold indefinitely without an ...

News Sudan » Religion: Christians in Sudan Charged in Defense of Church Property Case

News channel or source: http://christiannews.net/2018/04/13/christians-in-sudan-charged-in-defense-of-church-property-case/
Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Due to its treatment of Christians and other human rights violations, Sudan has been designated a Country of Particular Concern by the U.S. State Department since 1999, and the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom recommended the country ...

News Sudan » Religion: South Sudan VP says clergy inciting violence

News channel or source: http://www.africareview.com/news/South-Sudan-VP-says-clergy-inciting-violence/979180-4493636-pum9xvz/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 22 April 2018

He accused them of using the pulpit to mislead the people by their wild statements. "Honestly, they should not mix politics with religion," he said. Some South Sudan religious leaders rank among the fiercest critics of the Kiir administration. The Roman ...

News Sudan » Religion: Five things Catholics can do to support international religious liberty

News channel or source: https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/five-things-catholics-can-do-to-support-international-religious-liberty-47595
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

At the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom Summit on Wednesday ... who is being persecuted and discriminated against or whether that person is in the Sudan or in Syria or Iran or in Vietnam or in China or in North Korea,” he continued.

News Sudan » Religion: "Why Do They Think Islam Is a Religion of Peace?"

News channel or source: https://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/12161/why-do-they-think-islam-is-a-religion-of-peace
Publication date: Saturday 14 April 2018

Other shipments of Bibles at Port Sudan, on the Red Sea, have also been detained over the past two years." United Kingdom: Another Christian who fled to the West from the Islamic world in search of religious freedom was attacked and beaten senseless by ...

News Sudan » Religion: Britain pledges to support Sudan’s removal from terrorism list

News channel or source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article65268
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

The biannual meetings covered bilateral issues, Sudan’s peace process ... point to the need to improve human rights records and to ensure freedoms particularly religious freedom. The issue of peace remains also on the negotiating table but US officials ...

News Sudan » Religion: Sudan: Religious teacher arbitrarily detained: Matar Younis Ali Hussein

News channel or source: https://www.amnesty.org/en/documents/afr54/8232/2018/en/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

Matar Younis Ali Hussein, a visually impaired religious teacher, was arrested by the Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Services (NISS) in Zalingei city, Central Darfur State on 1 April. He is currently being held at the NISS detention centre at ...

News Sudan » Religion: Sudan: UN-Sudan Human Rights Expert Denounces Detentions, Repression of Women

News channel or source: http://allafrica.com/stories/201804240780.html
Publication date: uesday 24 April 2018

In May 2017 following his 11-day visit to Sudan, Nononsi stressed the implementation of democratic reforms. He said he was concerned about the freedom of religion in the country, pointing to the arrest of religious leaders and the demolition of a number of ...

News Sudan » Religion: Five things Catholics can do to promote international religious freedom

News channel or source: https://www.catholic.org/news/hf/faith/story.php?id=77219
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

"That is true whether our brother is someone here at home who is being persecuted and discriminated against or whether that person is in the Sudan or in Syria or Iran ... The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) marked the 20th ...